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Derek Milman

Derek Milman

Author Interview - Derek Milman

Author I draw inspiration from: Hemingway, Nabokov, John Irving, Andrew Smith, Donna Tartt. I named a few.

Favorite place to read a book: my local pub, sitting by the windows that open onto the street.

Book character I’d like to be stuck in an elevator with: Zooey Glass.

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Nine Stories
By J. D. Salinger

The moment I knew I wanted to become an author: After I wrote my Best Man speech for my brother, at his wedding, which went very well, someone pulled me aside and said : "you know, you can really move people with your words." But I had been writing short stories since I was in 2nd grade. I should have known earlier, haha.

Hardback, paperback, ebook or audiobook: Hardback.

The last book I read: The Woman in the Window.

Pen & paper or computer: Pen & Paper for outlining, computer for drafting.

Book character I think I’d be best friends with: Ryan Dean West, from the Andrew Smith novels.

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By Andrew Smith

If I wasn’t an author, I’d be a: an anthropologist.

Favorite decade in fashion history: Saville Row, 1960's.

Place I’d most like to travel: Peru.

My signature drink: Blood orange Negroni.

Favorite artist: Joseph Cornell.

Number one on my bucket list: buying a country house in France, and growing my own vegetables.

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Scream All Night

Scream All Night